FREE Shipping: All Individuals in United States, Mexico, Central and South America & The
Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition
Terry Des Jardins, MEd, RRT
Pageburst on VitalSource eBook
New to This Edition
A unique full-color design enhances content and shows realistic examples of diseases and conditions.
Student-friendly features reinforce learning with chapter outlines, objectives, and key terms.
A consistent presentation of disease information shows background, treatment, and assessment for each condition so you learn the material in a clear, cohesive manner.
Over 15 additional case studies with answers are added to the companion Evolve website.
Unique! Clinical scenarios connect to specific diseases so you can better understand the disease and the treatment modalities used.
Unique! A focus on assessment and Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) emphasizes industry-approved standards of care, providing you with the knowledge and skills to implement these protocols into patient care.
Case studies help in applying information to assessment and treatment.
Overview boxes summarize the clinical manifestations caused by the pathophysiologic mechanisms of each disorder.
End-of-chapter questions include multiple-choice, short answer, matching, and case studies to test knowledge and understanding, pointing out areas that might require further study.
A glossary of key terms with definitions is included in the back of the book.
Appendices offer easy access to information such as calculations, symbols, medications, and measurements, plus answers to selected case studies.
By Terry Des Jardins, MEd, RRT, Professor Emeritus, Department of Respiratory Care, Parkland College, Champaign, IL
Elsevier is a leading publisher of health science books and journals, helping to advance medicine by delivering superior education, reference information and decision support tools to doctors, nurses, health practitioners and students. With titles available across a variety of media—print, online and mobile, we are able to supply the information you need in the most convenient format.